Eos to take aqueous zinc battery into Africa mini-grid market, beginning with Nigeria

Zinc-based battery energy storage manufacturer Eos Energy Storage has signed an agreement with an EPC partner to deploy systems based on its devices at rural microgrids, beginning with projects in Nigeria.

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Solarcentury, EDF, Engie among winners as Chile unveils results of 2.6GW solar tender

The Chilean government has awarded development rights for 11 utility-scale renewables projects in the country, totalling more than 2.6GW.

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Solarpack, Enel amongst winners as SECI tender tempts record low India bids

Spain’s Solarpack and Italy’s Enel are amongst the winners of Solar Energy Corporation of India’s (SECI) latest utility-scale solar tender, which has tempted record-low bids from parties involved.

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Yorkshire Water opens tender for solar at 150 sites

Yorkshire Water has opened a tender for an eight-year solar framework agreement as it works to become net zero by 2030.

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Peer-to-peer trading of solar technically feasible, Australia trial finds

A small-scale trial of solar energy trading between households in Western Australia has found that peer-to-peer (P2P) energy trading is technically feasible and that virtual power plants (VPPs) could help deliver a lower cost grid.

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‘Temporary mobile generation’: PG&E’s 450MW microgrid plan approved

With the continuing threat of wildfires in California, the state’s regulator has approved a plan to deploy distributed microgrids proposed by investor-owned utility (IOU) Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E).

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Brazil’s Bolsonaro taps green bonds to deliver 8GW of new solar

President signs decree setting out use of green debentures to unlock multi-gigawatt boost to renewables, stung by auction postponements brought about by COVID-19.

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Humanitarian Hub in South Sudan to cut diesel and energy costs using solar-plus-storage

A just-commissioned solar and battery storage system will reduce diesel consumption by at least 80% at a base for 300 humanitarian workers in South Sudan, managed by the UN’s International Organisation for Migration (IOM).

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QCELLS invests in Australian DER software company SwitchDin

QCELLS has invested AU$5 million (US$3.45 million) in SwitchDin, an Australian distributed energy resources (DERs) software company that offers capabilities including virtual power plant aggregation and microgrid-forming.

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QCELLS invests in Australian DER software company SwitchDin

QCELLS has invested AU$5 million (US$3.45 million) in SwitchDin, an Australian distributed energy resources (DERs) software company that offers capabilities including virtual power plant aggregation and microgrid-forming.

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